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  1. Mark Knapp replied to the thread A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks.

    First, they need to dry for about a year, then I begin sanding them, I stabilize them with Cyano-Acrylate and fill any cracks with epoxy...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:19 PM
  2. Mark Knapp replied to the thread A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks.

    No offense taken. The big one is 11 1/2 feet long and weighs 195 lbs. The smaller one is 8 feet long and weighs about 70 lbs. I buy them...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:15 PM
  3. Ty Adams liked John Wilson's post in the thread Disk grinder.

    I have the 9 inch disc 1* bevel from KMG mounted on a cheapie 3ph Ironhorse motor. I run it off the the same VFD as my belt grinder....

    Nov 23, 2017 at 8:23 PM
  4. Gliden07 replied to the thread A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks.

    This is amazing to say the least!! How do you restore these artifacts? I think this is unbelievable!

    Nov 23, 2017 at 8:03 PM
  5. C Craft replied to the thread A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks.

    Mark now don't take this the wrong way, as I am 60 yrs young myself. But I somehow had the impression you were just a young...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 7:27 PM
  6. John Wilson replied to the thread Disk grinder.

    I have the 9 inch disc 1* bevel from KMG mounted on a cheapie 3ph Ironhorse motor. I run it off the the same VFD as my belt grinder....

    Nov 23, 2017 at 6:39 PM
  7. KenH replied to the thread A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks.

    Thanks for showing that Mark - Your work is so VERY impressive on those restorations.... just like your knife work is impressive. Plum...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 4:35 PM
  8. seber replied to the thread Disk grinder.

    Technically a VFD can output just about any frequency but the motor will have limits. Too slow and the fan will not cool the motor....

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:31 PM
  9. Mark Knapp posted a new thread.

    A couple of fully restored mammoth tusks

    Lots of people ask me what mammoth tusks look like when I get them. Most of the ivory I buy is in small pieces of bark or tusk sections....

    Forum: Knife Dogs Main Forum

    Nov 23, 2017 at 2:02 PM
  10. Kevin Zito replied to the thread The Hungry Trapper.

    Thanks!!! It feels good to hear these comments from y’all! Heck I might just make anothern.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 12:10 PM
  11. Kevin Zito liked KenH's post in the thread The Hungry Trapper.

    I like that! good way to give credit, but not implying at all it's a copy. Oh Kevin, that grind looks good for a 2X72 grinder, and...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 12:08 PM
  12. Ty Adams replied to the thread Disk grinder.

    That's the one thanks Ken. Somewhere I read that you can double the speed of the motor with a vfd? Flatting out scales and the flats on...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 11:38 AM
  13. Gliden07 liked Ty Adams's post in the thread Happy Thanksgiving!!.

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 11:37 AM
  14. Gliden07 liked bladegrinder's post in the thread Happy Thanksgiving!!.

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone here on Knifedogs! I'm thankful for my freedom's, friends, health, and that I still have all ten fingers...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 11:37 AM
  15. Ty Adams liked KenH's post in the thread Disk grinder.

    Ty, I've been waiting for somebody with real disk grinder experience to chime in, but since they've not yet I'll toss in my 2 cents....

    Nov 23, 2017 at 11:34 AM
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